The 3GB and 32GB Memory Storage variant of the Honor 9 Lite device is priced at CNY 1,119.
It looks like Huawei is truly going all-in on this new 18:9 "FullView" trend, moving both the company's main smartphone portfolio and Honor-branded devices away from conventional 16:9 screens with thick surrounding bezels. Potential buyers in Latin America will also get that deal, starting January, as the Honor 7X with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage will hit shops with the same U.S. price tag of $200. The battery is also a bit smaller than the one of the Honor 9, but then again, the price difference is quite substantial so it's only natural that the Honor 9 Lite doesn't offer everything the original model had to give.
Starting our tour on the front, you'll find a 5.65-inch 18:9 IPS display with a 2160 x 1080 resolution. The smartphone is powered by company's in-house HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor, which is present in Honor 9i, Huawei Enjoy 7s and Honor 7X among others. Rs 14,586) and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage is priced at 1,799 Yuan (approx. The Honor 9 Lite offers with either 32GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage depending on the variant, both of which are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. Color options include Magic Nightfall, Seagull Gray, Pearl White, and Navy Blue.
On the camera front, the phone will feature dual cameras on the back and front.
The Honor 9 Lite runs on Emotion UI which is already based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The Huawei Honor 9 Lite smartphone will start its sale in Russia, India, UK and a few other countries soon after the official availability in Chinese market. The front facing, as well on the rear camera, marks the combination of 13 MP + 2 MP sensors with 1080p video record capability.
The measurements of the phone are said to be 151 mm X 71.9 mm X 7.60 mm and weights 149 grams.